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    Best of Thrift: @brideonabike

    posted July 12th, 2018

    THIS IS A SPONSORED POST WRITTEN IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GOODWILL OF THE OLYMPICS & RAINIER REGION. The question I am asked most often when people come to my house is, “Where do you find all your cool stuff?” The answer is always, “Goodwill.” My history with Goodwill started when I furnished my first apartment at […]

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    Retail skills success: Susanna Rink

    posted June 22nd, 2018

    As a young adult, Susanna Rink avoided thrift stores.  But she took a chance on Goodwill, and now she can’t imagine doing anything else.  Meet the manager of our South Lacey store. “When my parents took us on a trip we had to stop at every thrift store along the way and as a kid, […]

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    Military & Veteran Services helped Leo Gruba

    posted June 22nd, 2018

    Growing up in a Navy household, Leo Gruba knew that someday he’d follow his father into the military. In his junior year of high school he did just that – enlisting in the Army and finding himself at Basic Training. “While my friends were mopping floors at burger joints, I was the newest fledgling entry […]

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  • Culinary Program Graduate: Yulie Reyes

    posted June 20th, 2018

    “Yulie” (Ayulieth) Reyes has a passion to one day own her own traditional Mexican restaurant. After moving to America with her own family, Yulie’s dream led her to several jobs working in restaurants. Then she saw a Craigslist ad for Goodwill’s Culinary Skills program. “When I looked at the program at Goodwill I realized they […]

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  • Success story: Cliff ( BankWork$ )

    posted November 30th, 2017

    In early 2017 Cliff Ragadio retired after 20 years of Army service and faced a daunting decision – what’s next? At 39, Ragadio wanted to grow beyond the structured life that he had enjoyed since 19, and he still needed the financial capacity to help his children through college.  He wanted room to grow and […]

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